Ubuntu: rdesktop regression
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu USN-453-1 provided an updated libx11 package to fix a security vulnerability. This triggered an error in rdesktop so that it crashed on startup. This update fixes the problem.
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-453-2             April 26, 2007
rdesktop regression
https://launchpad.net/bugs/104332
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A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Ubuntu 6.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
  rdesktop                                 1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.06

Ubuntu 6.10:
  rdesktop                                 1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.10

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

Details follow:

USN-453-1 provided an updated libx11 package to fix a security
vulnerability. This triggered an error in rdesktop so that it crashed
on startup. This update fixes the problem.


Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:

  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/rdesktop/rdesktop_1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.06.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:    11767 3b0afb1bdeee63391599a725fdcd4ded
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/rdesktop/rdesktop_1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.06.dsc
      Size/MD5:      648 30e95d4a2c8d71edf12ef992684a8dfe
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/rdesktop/rdesktop_1.4.1.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:   218413 ce6b2369d633128ff00a2a8ae7c18ef8

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/rdesktop/rdesktop_1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.06_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:   111736 5d132e2fc201ff3fa5e8d45856b230bc

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/rdesktop/rdesktop_1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.06_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:   100916 3a88d294358e5c6446c52d22a07b564c

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/rdesktop/rdesktop_1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.06_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:   119442 878ccd8dfcf9eb10e9a1747fe4be8fdb

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/rdesktop/rdesktop_1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.06_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:   108146 759f8693ef44422dde20f7ea0f6996a4

Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.10:

  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/rdesktop/rdesktop_1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.10.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:    11766 816d50a1cd3069c9c482d27e04def3a1
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/rdesktop/rdesktop_1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.10.dsc
      Size/MD5:      648 97e92e04c71fabcc7e65d708a870660e
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/rdesktop/rdesktop_1.4.1.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:   218413 ce6b2369d633128ff00a2a8ae7c18ef8

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/rdesktop/rdesktop_1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.10_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:   116906 7057e7d2f8ecdf54ede239298e6d8f89

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/rdesktop/rdesktop_1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.10_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:   104828 eeb7a363602301690bd9faf7582a6fe8

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/rdesktop/rdesktop_1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.10_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:   122984 87696d76d41f1cc76c77a1958d306e80

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/rdesktop/rdesktop_1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.10_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:   109380 c299593db906b4c4165d152f18da2bdf